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Pharmaceutical Science, Technology and Business (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #501 (WUR) Keele, United Kingdom
The Pharmaceutical Science, Technology and Business (Hons) course from Keele University is varied; you could go from exploring genetics, molecular biology and stereochemistry to learning about business development and even learning a language.
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At Keele we pride ourselves on the applicability of our degrees to the work environment graduates are entering.

The course structure and ethos have been designed to ensure that you will hit the ground running, giving you the subject and industry knowledge and transferable skills so that you can make an immediate contribution to your employer or indeed your own company.

This Pharmaceutical Science, Technology and Business (Hons) course from Keele University covers the main aspects of pharmaceutical discovery and development, product formulation, manufacture and quality assurance assessment, and explains how such pure and applied sciences fit into global business, legal and regulatory frameworks.

This includes elements of clinical development and the role of the pharmaceutical scientist within the industry team that take a drug from research to the clinic.

Jobs that a graduate of this course could go on to do:

  •  Pharmaceutical Sales and Marketing 
  • Pharmaceutical Technologist 
  • Operations Graduate 
  • Research Scientist
  • Clinical Research Associate 
  • HE Lecturer 
  • Regulatory Affairs Officer 
  • Science Writer 
  • Product Development Scientist

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Introduction to Pharmaceutical Science 
  • Introduction to Pharmaceutical Science Laboratory Studies
  • Applied Pharmaceutical Science 
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis And Quality Control
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Operations and Quality Management

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements


  • BCC
  • To include Biology or Chemistry at grade B. A pass in at least one Science Practical will be required 
  • Subjects not included: Dual award Applied Science, Critical Thinking, General Studies, Maths and Further Maths in combination. Media Studies only accepted with both Chemistry and Biology
  • Maths at C (or 4) unless taken to AS/ A Level and English Language at C (or 4) or above
  • DMM in Applied Science
  • You must have taken certain Science units.
  • 28 points to include Higher Level Chemistry or Biology at 5

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Keele

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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